Iraq’s Ambassador to Italy, Safia Al-Suhail, presented her credentials as non-resident Ambassador Extraordinary Plenipotentiary to the President of the Republic of Malta, George Villa.
A statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs stated, “the ceremony of presenting the ambassador’s credentials to the Maltese president took place at the headquarters of the Presidency of the Republic in the Maltese capital, Valletta.”
Following the accreditation ceremony, according to the statement, a bilateral meeting was held between the Maltese president and the ambassador, during which mechanisms for strengthening and developing future joint cooperation between the two friendly countries were discussed. On this occasion, the Republic of Malta decided to approve its permanent ambassador in Kuwait to be a non-resident ambassador in Iraq.
The statement indicated that, Al-Suhail also met earlier with Everest Bartolo, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Republic of Malta, and presented a copy of her credentials, and discussed with him the strengthening of Iraqi-Maltese relations in various fields.
It is noteworthy that Ambassador Safiya Al-Suhail, Iraq’s ambassador to Italy, was approved as a non-resident ambassador to the Republic of Malta, in addition to her duties as the permanent delegate of the Republic of Iraq to the United Nations organizations in Rome, and a non-resident ambassador to the Republic of San Marino.
The statement explained that, representing Iraq diplomatically in a number of countries, comes within the context of the tasks added to the basic work scene in which the Iraqi ambassador is present, to achieve the interests of Iraq through the widest possible scope, with the same diplomatic cadres and without any added costs. This vision is in line with the ministry’s direction to maintain an effective Iraqi presence in the countries.
Source: National Iraqi News Agency